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ANNOUNCEMENT: A Nightmare on George Street: Shortlisted Readings + Winner

October 30, 2023

Join us on George Street to see who wins our 2023 Halloween Spooky Story Writing Contest!

WritersNL, AAMP – Association for the Arts in Mount Pearl, and the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Horror Writers Association (HWAAtlanticCa) are SO excited to announce the 2023 Shortlist for our annual A Nightmare on George Street spooky story-writing contest! 😱

The 2023 shortlist (in no particular order) is…
🎃 “The Corpse Washers” by Tracy Kreuzburg
🎃 “Pieces of You” by Collin Glavac
🎃 “Between the Snowflakes” by Willem Peters
🎃 “Sled Dogs” by Trina Simms
🎃 “Catherine Snow” by Shawn Doyle
🎃 “Ghost Story” by Lynn DeTurk

Join WritersNL in person at The Black Sheep Pub on George Street or virtually via Facebook Live (on the WritersNL Facebook page) at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 30 for readings + winner announcements, hosted by Mike Hickey of HWA-AC.

After hearing all six shortlisted works, in-person and virtual attendees will have the chance to vote for their favourite tale, ranking their faves via an online voting form.

We’ll calculate the results and celebrate our 2023 winners together in real-time, both in-person and via live-stream on location to crown and celebrate our 2023 winners together.

You’ll have to attend ANOGS in-person or virtually to get the link to vote, so make sure you mark this event on your calendars! 🗳 🏆 🗳
And the 2023 prizes are…
🥇 1st Place: $350
🥈 2nd Place: $250
🥉 3rd Place: $150

A huge thanks to everyone who submitted to this year’s contest, and major kudos to our jury members for their hard work. We’re so excited to see who will win this year’s A Nightmare on George Street spooky story writing contest – we hope you are too!

RSVP to the Facebook Event!

Times and Locations

October 30, 2023

7:00 pm